Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary
Travel Information & Guide

Kuno National Park is a hidden gem nestled in the Madhya Pradesh highlands. It has varieties of flora and fauna which a nature lover and wildlife enthusiasts will find interesting. Kuno National Park is an excellent location for wildlife safaris where you for the very first time will get to see the African Cheetahs. Around 10 of them are going to be transferred from the African Savannah.

Kuno National Park Entry

Tourists can enter the Kuno national park using one of three gates. follow the below pugmarks to know about them

Tiktoli Gate

You can reach the gate from Sasaipura Village

Ahera Gate

You can enter it from the Pohri Village side

Peepal Bawadi Gate

 It can be simply reached from the Agara Village

Rest Houses At Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary

Presently, there are four rest houses that can be reserved through the Kuno office. The CCF Lion Project and the DFO Kuno, Sheopur retain the rights to reserve rest houses. 

You can also stay at the M.P. Tourism Kuno Resort which is located quite close to the park and can be readily rented by tourists by calling the M.P. Tourism Kuno Rest House.

Kuno in Summers

The summer months of mid-March to mid-June are normally hot, with a maximum average temperature of 42.3 degrees Celsius. During the months of May and June, the entire area is quite hot, with a few days experiencing dry, dusty strong winds. During the summer times there are great chances of spotting the Bengal tigers near the water reserves.

Kuno in Winters

The winter season lasts from October until mid-March. The months of December and January are very cold, with average minimum temperatures of 7.27°C and 6.3°C, respectively. Winter is the season where you will get to feel the charming cold breeze. Along with this, seeing the green landscape will be mesmerizing.

Kuno in Monsoon

The Monsoon season lasts from mid-June to mid-September, and it is during this time that the park receives over 90% of its total rainfall. The highest amount of rain recorded at Kuno was 1318.2 mm in 1956, while the lowest amount was 227.5 mm in 1971. August is the wettest month of the year, with an average rainfall of 30.4 cm.

Do(s) in Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Before visiting the park, be sure you have a valid permit.
  • Every vehicle must be accompanied by an official guide.
  • Always keep a supply of drinking water with you.
  • During the excursion, dress in light-colored clothing that blends in with the surroundings.
  • Always follow the instructions of the Guide. It’s for your own protection.
  • Inside the park, maintain silence and order. It will add to your enjoyment of the visit.
  • Animals are entitled to the right of way. If they’re crossing the road, wait.
  • Notify the nearest forest officer/employee of any unwanted or suspicious actions observed during the tour.
  • Bring a camera to click beautiful photos of the wildlife

Don’t(s) in Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Do not request that the driver drive the vehicle quickly. Inside the park, a speed of 20 km/h is recommended.
  • Inside the park, do not trash with cans, bottles, plastic bags, or any other garbage. Once you’ve exited, dispose of any waste.
  • Do not bring firearms or explosives into the park.
  • Do not smoke in the park as smoking or lighting a fire will spark a forest fire.
  • Do not use perfumes or deodorants with a strong scent. Animals have a strong sense of smell. Bees and other insects may be drawn to you if you have a strong scent.
  • Animals should not be chased, teased, or fed.
  • Don’t bring or use a transistor, tape recorder, or any other type of musical instrument.
  • No forest property should be extracted or removed.
  • Don’t use the horn.
  • don’t get down from the vehicle.
  • Please don’t make any noises.

How To Reach Kuno National Park

follow the below claws to see how to reach kuno national park

By Air

The nearest airport is Gwalior Airport. Morena is 30 kilometres away, and Sheopur is 210 kilometres away. Tourists can land in Jaipur or Kota as well.

By Train

The nearest railway station is at Morena or Bhind. Sheopur is connected to Morena and Gwalior by a narrow-gauge railway route. Gwalior, Sawai Madhopur, Jaipur, Kota, and Jhansi are among the other railway stations.

By Road

The Park is also accessible by taxi and bus. The bus service from Gwalior city is excellent. There is a well-developed public transportation system.